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Australia among top 10 for foreign direct investment
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The 2024 FDICI reveals investor optimism bolstered by APAC markets, with Australia among the top FDI destinations, despite geopolitical tensions.
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Colt Technology Services scoops top HKEX Award for derivatives data
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Colt Technology Services recognised as Top Derivatives Data Vendor globally at 2023 HKEX Awards, highlighting the company's significant contribution to capital market data provision.
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Singapore & Hong Kong lead in global tech budget growth
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Businesses in Singapore and Hong Kong anticipate leading global tech budget growth, with Singaporean IT leaders predicting over a 10% surge.
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Singapore leads global shift towards international online shopping
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Over half the global consumers expect to increase their international online shopping by 2024, with a focus on flexible payment and shipping options, according to a report by Airwallex.
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China-aligned hackers exploit religious festival to spy on global Tibetans
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ESET Research uncovers a China-aligned group, Evasive Panda, exploiting the Monlam Festival to conduct global cyberespionage operations, using a new Windows backdoor called 'Nightdoor'.
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Okta appoints Sylvia Ng as regional VP for Greater ASEAN
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Okta, Inc. boosts its senior team in ASEAN with the appointment of Sylvia Ng as Regional Vice President and Country Manager for Singapore.
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Westcon-Comstor expands cybersecurity partnership with Broadcom in APAC
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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Westcon-Comstor extends its exclusive Broadcom cybersecurity partnership to Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, advancing growth and recurring revenues for APAC channel partners.
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SmarTone & Infovista revolutionise HK's telecoms with Ativa
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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SmarTone, Hong Kong's leading 5G network, and Infovista dramatically enhance customer experience and network performance by utilising Infovista's innovative Ativa solution.
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Group-IB & INTERPOL collab tackles global cybercrime
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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Operation Synergia shutdown hundreds of malicious servers, thanks to cybersecurity firm Group-IB and INTERPOL.
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Subscription-based services to dominate digital infrastructure by 2026
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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Amid an IT paradigm shift, 80% of global digital infrastructure investments will be via subscription services by 2026.
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Leaseweb launches Multi-CDN service in Asia Pacific region
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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Leaseweb, a cloud services provider, rolls out its Multi-CDN technology in Asia Pacific, enhancing content delivery performance and slashing latency for sectors including Media, SaaS, Gaming and more.
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IAS expands in APAC with new operations & senior appointments
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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Integral Ad Science boosts its APAC presence with strategic expansion into Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, backed by notable leadership appointments.
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Global M&A hits low in Q4 2023 amid economic challenges
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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M&A activity in Q4-2023 witnessed a record low due to factors like inflation and geopolitical instability, making deal numbers slide 27% globally.
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Global IPO market concludes 2023 with $123.2 billion despite mixed trends
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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Global IPO market in 2023 nets $123.2b with 1,298 IPOs, highlighting mixed trends and regional contrasts.
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Safetica partners with Kaira to boost data security in APAC region
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Safetica forms strategic alliance with Kaira to enhance data security solutions and cater to increasing cybersecurity needs in the APAC region.
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NetDocuments reports growth in Asia Pacific legal sector
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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NetDocuments, a cloud-based content management system for law firms, has reported significant growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Equinix to expand liquid cooling tech support in IBX data centres globally
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Equinix has announced plans to extend support for advanced liquid cooling technologies in over 100 of its global data centres. .
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Singapore's healthcare tops Asia-Pacific in automation adoption
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Singapore's healthcare sector outstrips the rest of Asia-Pacific in the adoption of automation technology, striving to provide superior patient care.
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Equinix boosts energy efficiency in Hong Kong data centres with airflow innovation
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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Equinix innovates airflow management in Hong Kong data centres, leading to a rise in energy efficiency and decreases in costs.
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Leaseweb celebrates a decade in Singapore & rebrands as Leaseweb Singapore
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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After a successful decade in Singapore, global firm Leaseweb rebrands its APAC branch to Leaseweb Singapore.
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Cloudbrink & NEC extend hybrid work service to Philippines
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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Cloudbrink and NEC Networks extend hybrid working services to the Philippines to aid the government's flexible working efforts.
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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise celebrates top-performing partners at Connex 2023 event
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) honours top partners in Hong Kong and Taiwan at its Connex 2023 event.
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Lalamove boosts sales and customer engagement with Freshworks tools
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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Lalamove utilises Freshworks' tools Freshdesk and Freshsales to improve sales conversion by 24% and customer engagement by 58%.
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New worm named LitterDrifter heightens global cyber threat landscape
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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USB-propagating worm named LitterDrifter, developed by Russian cyber espionage group Gamaredon, presents a global cybersecurity threat.